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Tied with Roma at the front of the pack with 10 nominations, The Favorite would seem to be a strong candidate for Best Picture in any other year. With three prestige acting nominations, one for each of it’s leading ladies, plus a whole host … Continue reading
If I were to compare BlacKkKlansman to a Best Picture nominee from last year, I would say it reminds me most of The Post. Both films dramatized events from history in order to comment on the politics of today. More specifically, they both … Continue reading
If nominating Black Panther was The Academy’s way of throwing a bone to general audiences, then nominating Roma was just them keeping artsy types appeased. Roma is pure critic bait. This is about as far to the other end of the spectrum as a film can … Continue reading
Green Book is a pretty standard issue awards bait film. Having thrown a bone to general audiences by nominating Black Panther and Bohemian Rhapsody, it makes sense that The Academy would use the remaining slots for more traditional nominees. Nominating Green Book, a performance driven character … Continue reading
I love The Big Short. Did you love The Big Short? Good. You’ll like Vice.
I saw A Star is Born purely because all the buzz was saying it was the front runner for Best Picture this year. I hadn’t seen any of the previous iterations of the story, nor was I a fan of Lady Gaga, … Continue reading